Chris Paul to stay with Clippers

Washington, July 2 (IANS) All Star point guard Chris Paul will stay with Los Angeles Clippers under a new five-year contract reportedly worth $107 million

The contract is yet to be made official, but ESPN sources said that Paul had verbally agreed to sign the contract, reports Xinhua.

Doc Rivers, who guided Boston Celtics to the NBA title in 2008, joined the Clippers for the franchise's championship ambition, and the former Celtics head coach is considered a key reason for Paul's decision to stay.

The Clippers offered power forward Blake Griffin a five-year, 95-million-dollar contract last summer.


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